1. reversal of normal word order (as in `cheese I love')
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How To Use hyperbaton In A Sentence

  • The use of the poetic device hyperbaton, or inverted word order, is a form of repetition that sets the mood for the rest of the section.
  • The prose of Marías wraps long sentences and hyperbatons in a more torrid embrace than ever in his reiterations.
  • That's an original idea, toss out SVO syntax and let the hyperbatons roll!
  • A couple of hyperbatons here and there can help create more suspense.
  • Likewise, Lucan uses hyperbaton to suggest Erictho's agitation, as she threatens to reveal Persephone's darkest secrets.
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